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Literature / Book Cover Designs That Guarantee Huge Book Sales by StallionAcademy: 1:52am On May 27
What markets a book is the cover. We are here to help you design the perfect cover for your new book.

We do this by:

Digging deeper into your book concept

We ask you to fill in the creative brief to grasp your requirements, catch the hook of your story, and reflect it on the book cover.

Analyze your genre

We research typography, layouts, and color themes common to your genre to make sure that your book cover design will fit the market.

Provide you with the first sketch

You get the first concept in just 7 business days for a photo-manipulated cover and 14 business days for an illustrated one.

Implement your revisions

We understand how much time you’ve spent mastering your work and want to do the same for the cover. That’s why we don’t limit the number of revisions.

Contact JDesigns on WhatsApp +2.3.4. 9. 0. 3. 2. 6. 9. 2. 7. 0. 1

Literature / Nairaland Authors And Online Book Publishing by StallionAcademy: 11:52am On May 25
Most Writers find it extremely difficult to make a living off writing books. It's also not easy to become a traditionally published author. Breaking into the bestseller space as a traditionally published author is also quite difficult.

However, one can opt into self publishing. This involves taking control of the production and marketing of your books. This Is possible through varieties of platforms which sell both digital and hard copies of book to reader.

One of such platforms is Amazon. Through Amazon platform which has over 200 million potential buyers, you are almost guaranteed a steady income stream. All that's left is knowing how to present your books, that's market, them to readers who are interested in those genre of book.

To do that we use organic marketing system, which involves marketing in accordance with the platform's algorithm, and the book's content.

To succeed, make money, and more importantly make a name as an author on Amazon, you need information and skills. Stallion Academy is prepared to give you the value you need. That's why we take our students seriously, and teach them from the basics until they become experts in Amazon publishing.

This training is for both authors, aspiring digital publishers, and digital marketers.

Our contact information is on the flyer.


I am opening this thread to create a meeting point for people who are publishing books on Kindle –Amazon’s Direct Publishing Platform. Those who want to learn about it are also welcome.

I’ve been on KDP for over 4 years now and I can honestly say it is the most convenient way to make money on the internet. It has more advantages than any other online money making system that I know (I know what I’m saying). Started internet business in 2018 and I’ve done almost everything, Adsense, Adsense domain, blogging, CPA, affiliate marketing, article writing and more.

Kindle will not make you rich overnight but IT CAN MAKE YOU RICH. I love it because it is a set-it-and-forget-it system. Once your books are up, you do not have to do anything again. Amazon will publish it, market it and send you your monthly payments for life and I really mean for life. The books I put up in 2018 are still generating sales up till today.

I uploaded my first book middle of June 2018 and another one a week later. My sales that month were $151 in the USA marketplace and £9 in UK and I have not stopped since. Now I have close to 15 books in the system. They would have been more but there were some challenges on the way – all of which we have overcome as of now. (By the way I had 11 Adsense websites up till 2018 but I had to let the hosting expire because I discovered KDP).

I have books that sold more than 400 copies in one month (at $2+ profit per sale) and some that only sold a few. However, it has been an interesting journey and we are still going on. I started by doing most of the work by myself but later moved into outsourcing.

I have searched on Nairaland and I am surprised that people are not talking much about Kindle publishing. If you have been struggling to make some cash online, this may be the thing that will give you your first taste of success.

Kindle publishing is completely legal, you will use your real names, no changing of IP address and your money will be sent to you here in Nigeria.

If you are ready to do the work and get good books into the KDP system, the rewards are truly tremendous. I sleep and wake up to check the number of people that have bought my books in countries I have never been to.

QUICK TIPS
One thing I like about Kindle Publishing is that no one can swindle you – no apologies to our so called Naija information marketers.

I am going to make a few more points before we continue. If I get a lot of responses on this thread, we are going to have an interesting journey together.

1) Get Ready To Do Some Work. Kindle publishing is not for people who are not ready to work. If you do not have money to outsource the books, you must be ready to research, write, format, design covers and upload all by yourself. Even if you have the cash of outsourcing, you must cross-check every material carefully before uploading to KDP.

2) Be Patient. You can make some good money with your first book but it is not always so. I usually advice beginners to go for 5 books at the start. The internet marketing world is filled with people who want to make $1000 overnight. No matter how good the system you are using is, time is needed to perfect your skills and make the system work for you. At the end of the day the rewards will be tremendous.

3) Don’t Cut Corners. In the IM world, we have what we call White hat, Grey hat and Black hat. I am happy to tell you that KDP is totally WHITE HAT. You cannot cut any corners. If you mess with them by trying to upload stolen materials, you will be banned (Some of you may remember the Adsense Domain Mass banning). Of course, they will give you the chance to defend yourself but since you will not have any proof, your account may be suspended.


PS- You don’t need to play any tricks with KDP. If you do it right, you will be greatly rewarded. There are many stories I can tell you. There was a particular book I uploaded around September 2018. It was selling the normal 30 to 40 copies per month. Suddenly in December, the sales picked up and it continued up till March this year with the lowest month bringing in about 259 sales.

4) Your Income Is Guaranteed. Once your book is uploaded, you will continue to get paid as long as it sells. All the work you will do is at the beginning then you continue to have recurrent income.

5) You Do Not Have To Do Any Marketing. I have books in various genres and no external marketing has been done on them. Nothing like Twitter, Facebook, blogging bla bla bla. Everything you need is inside the Amazon system.

6) Starting Is the Hardest Part – Once you understand the system, you can be uploading as many books as you like per week or per month. One of the people that started with me has over 10 books already and all his income comes from Amazon (here in Nigeria). Imagine 5 books making just 100 sales each per month. If your profit is $2 per book, that is $1000/month. The more books you upload, the more money you will make. One of my American friends has over 52 books in his account and he’s presently building up his wife’s account to the same number.

THE BASICS OF KINDLE DIRECT PUBLISHING

Step 1. Register
Go over to kdp.amazondotcom (replace dot with .) and open an account. This first step is necessary so you can commit yourself to the project.
-Use an email that you open frequently because they will communicate with you.
-Use your real names, real Nigerian address and other relevant details.

Step 2. Research
Research is one of the crucial aspects of success with Kindle Direct Publishing
Go to Google and enter Amazon Bestsellers in the search box. Click on the Amazon bestseller result to go to Amazon.
Once you are there, click on the kindle category, then kindle eBooks and start searching for books that are selling.
There are other research methods but this is my favorite.

Step 3. Write Or Outsource The Content
Get materials and write quality content for your books. The content must be original or your book will not be published. Ensure you proofread properly. Kindle readers will kill you with bad reviews if there are a lot of errors.

Step 4. Design A Cover
Just check other books in the category you chose and make a similar cover.

Step 5. Format The Book Properly
Formatting is another aspect that can easily mar your work. In fact some people are offering this service online and they are making a lot of money from it. You need to know the right way to format so the book will work well on different types of mobile devices apart from the Kindle Reader. Amazon provides extensive information on this topic.

Step 6. Write A Good Description

This is self explanatory. Your description could be two or three paragraphs or more. This is what will represent your sales page so you need to do it well.

Step 7. Upload Your Book To KDP

At This Point I Will Need Questions So We Can Continue.
This is just a 2% summary of what it takes to make it in Kindle
If you are following this thread, you can start your own Kindle journey immediately and I’ll assist as much as I can. If you just want to “gist”, I will not ave much time for you.


TRAINING

I have been receiving several emails from people who want training so I've decided to provide the information here.
Previously, this training was N30,000. However, in the spirit of what we are doing on this thread, a lower price will be accepted.
This training is for those that want KDP to pay their salary every month.


FEE For A Two-week Training: N25,000

BENEFITS:

Training covering

1. Research for finding the right keywords to create books that sell
2. Getting content for your books
3. Writing skills and tricks
4. How to avoid plagiarism
5. Professional kindle formatting
-page setup, font, clickable table of content etc
6. Simple but effective cover design
7. Simple marketing tricks that will ensure every book gives you money each month.
8. Outsourcing
-Putting up a good job post on the freelance website
- how to get good writers at low prices
-how to check their work properly
9. Easy way to get your payment in Nigeria every month.
10. An ebook detailing the best kindle marketing strategy that I have.
11. Follow up support for the first month after your training


Contact via WhatsApp using the number on the flier.

Business / The Book Cover Design That Guarantees Huge Book Sales by StallionAcademy: 11:27am On May 25
What markets a book is the cover. We are here to help you design the perfect cover for your new book.

We do this by:

Digging deeper into your book concept

We ask you to fill in the creative brief to grasp your requirements, catch the hook of your story, and reflect it on the book cover.

Analyze your genre

We research typography, layouts, and color themes common to your genre to make sure that your book cover design will fit the market.

Provide you with the first sketch

You get the first concept in just 7 business days for a photo-manipulated cover and 14 business days for an illustrated one.

Implement your revisions

We understand how much time you’ve spent mastering your work and want to do the same for the cover. That’s why we don’t limit the number of revisions.

Contact JDesigns on WhatsApp +2.3.4. 9. 0. 3. 2. 6. 9. 2. 7. 0. 1

Literature / Book designer by StallionAcademy: 3:38pm On Mar 05, 2023
Book designer
Business / Making money as a writer by StallionAcademy: 3:21pm On Mar 05, 2023
FEE For A Two-week Training: N25,000

BENEFITS:

Training covering

1. Research for finding the right keywords for creating books that sell
2. Getting content for your books
3. Writing skills and tricks
4. How to avoid plagiarism
5. Professional kindle formatting
-page setup, font, clickable table of content etc
6. Simple but effective cover design
7. Simple marketing tricks that will ensure every book gives you money each month.
8. Outsourcing
-Putting up a good job post on the freelance website
- how to get good writers at low prices
-how to check their work properly
9. Easy way to get your payment in Nigeria every month.
10. An ebook detailing the best kindle marketing strategy that I have.
11. Follow up support for the first month after your training

Contact via WhatsApp using the number on the flier

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Career / Re: Making money as a writer by StallionAcademy: 2:56pm On Mar 05, 2023
caprock:
Nice write up. I am interested in the Amazon book formatting.

Send me a message on WhatsApp
Career / Making money as a writer by StallionAcademy: 3:47pm On Dec 11, 2022
FEE For A Two-week Training: N25,000

BENEFITS:

Training covering

1. Research for finding the right keywords for creating books that sell
2. Getting content for your books
3. Writing skills and tricks
4. How to avoid plagiarism
5. Professional kindle formatting
-page setup, font, clickable table of content etc
6. Simple but effective cover design
7. Simple marketing tricks that will ensure every book gives you money each month.
8. Outsourcing
-Putting up a good job post on the freelance website
- how to get good writers at low prices
-how to check their work properly
9. Easy way to get your payment in Nigeria every month.
10. An ebook detailing the best kindle marketing strategy that I have.
11. Follow up support for the first month after your training

I am located Enugu
Contact via WhatsApp using the number on the flier

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